Alaska

Alaska Department Of Corrections

The Alaska Department of Corrections provides secure confinement, reformative programs, and a process of supervised community reintegration to enhance the safety of our communities.
We are trained professionals committed to a safe, open and respectful organization. We are dedicated to public safety and will always respect the rights and dignity of victims of crime. Offenders in our charge will be treated in a safe and humane manner, and will be expected to enhance their ability to reform every day. They provide information, assistance, and support to victims of crime and other concerned parties whose offenders are in the custody of the Alaska Department of Correction. These services will be administered with respect and compassion. We provide evidence-based reformative programs designed to cultivate an individual's successful community integration.

Email:

Website: correct.state.ak.us

Phone: (907) 269-7384

Alaska Office of Victims' Rights

The State of Alaska has established a special office to assist crime victims: Alaska Office of Victims' Rights. The purpose of the office is to help victims of crime obtain the legal rights they have under Article 1, Section 24 of Alaska's Constitution and various Alaska state statutes with regard to their contacts with criminal justice agencies in this state. A victim of crime has the right to be informed about the Alaska Office of Victims' Rights during their first contact with law enforcement and the prosecution [AS 12.61.010(a)(15)]. The Alaska Office of Victims' Rights is staffed by attorneys and available at no cost to victims.

Email:

Website: law.alaska.gov

Phone: (907) 465-2133

Victims For Justice

Victims for Justice is the only Crime Victim Service Agency in Alaska dedicated to serving victims of all violent crime. Through our free services, we offer advocacy, care and support for all victims and their family members in the Criminal Justice System. They Also provides crime victim advocacy services to survivors of violent crimes, including the surviving family members of homicide, throughout South Central Alaska. We offer crisis intervention, assistance with Compensation Applications and Victim Impact Statements, court accompaniment, and many other services to assist victims as they deal with the grief and trauma violent crime can often instill. Victims for Justice is a local nonprofit that provides vital assistance for victims of violent crimes. By championing victims' rights, we help those effected heal from trauma and grief while advocating change in the criminal justice system.

Email:

Website: victimsforjustice.net

Phone: (907) 278-0977

Violent Crimes Compensation Board

The Violent Crimes Compensation Board was established to help mitigate financial losses that are the direct result of violent crimes that occur to Alaskans and visitors to Alaska. In addition, the Board helps to foster victim advocacy and services and promotes victim recovery. They provides free legal services for crime victims; committed to protecting the statutory and constitutional rights of victims guaranteed under Alaska law.

Email:

Website: doa.alaska.gov/vccb

Phone: (907) 465-3040

National Resources

  • AARDVARC

    This site is for locating state resources for "An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection" organization. Email them at .

  • Victim Information and Notification Everyday

    VINELink is the online version of VINE, the National Victim Notification Network. This is a 24-hour service.

  • Parents of Murdered Children

    To Provide support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder.

  • National Organization for Victim Assistance

    A private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) national organization committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.